Niger Republic inaugurates its first democratically elected president

Niger’s Mohamed Bazoum was sworn in as president Friday, marking the country’s first peaceful transfer of power in a democratic watershed that was overshadowed by an alleged coup attempt earlier this week underscoring instability fears in the West African nation. Bazoum's inauguration marked Niger’s first-ever transition between elected presidents since the country gained independence from France … Continue reading Niger Republic inaugurates its first democratically elected president

How Buhari plans to end poverty in Nigeria

In his efforts to get reduce unemployment level among the youths in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the increase of N-Power beneficiaries by one million. The president also approved expansion of the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program (GEEP). This was disclosed on Thursday, December 10, via his verified Twitter handle @MBuhari, adding that the … Continue reading How Buhari plans to end poverty in Nigeria

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Trump wants quick impeachment trial in the Senate

US President Donald Trump demanded an immediate trial in the Senate and alleged that the Democrats failed to give him a due process in the House of Representatives. "So after the Democrats gave me no Due Process in the House, no lawyers, no witnesses, no nothing, they now want to tell the Senate how to … Continue reading Trump wants quick impeachment trial in the Senate

Taiwan seeking global support against China

    Since revealing his invigorated quest to win control of Taiwan in his New Year speech, the Chinese President Xi Jinping has kept up the pressure on the self-ruled island. Image shows Chinese president Xi Jin Ping and his Taiwanese counterpart Tsai Ing-wen Since the end of a civil war on the mainland in … Continue reading Taiwan seeking global support against China

What “Corruption” means in Nigeria

  Corruption is the single greatest obstacle preventing Nigeria from achieving its enormous potential. It drains billions of dollars a year from the country’s economy, stymies development, and weakens the social contract between the government and its people. Nigerians view their country as one of the world’s most corrupt and struggle daily to cope with … Continue reading What “Corruption” means in Nigeria

INEC Commissioner demands public apology over rigging allegations in Ekiti

While President Muhammadu Buhari urged losers at the Ekiti State governorship election to be gallant in conceding defeat and use constitutional means to settle whatever grievances they may have rather than resort to self-help, the National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs. Amina Zakari, has other demands. In her response to allegations of … Continue reading INEC Commissioner demands public apology over rigging allegations in Ekiti

How APC rigged Sunday’s governorship election in Ekiti State

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected declaration by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) that Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State. Declaring Fayemi winner, on behalf of INEC, Professor Idowu Olayinka, the Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, … Continue reading How APC rigged Sunday’s governorship election in Ekiti State

Is MKO Abiola’s posthumous award another political strategy for APC?

The Peoples Democratic Party says the national honor proposed to be conferred on the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993, Chief MKO Abiola, by President Muhammadu Buhari, smacks of hypocrisy and political desperation ahead of 2019 presidential election. PDP said that President Buhari’s action merely sought to use the name and person of Abiola to … Continue reading Is MKO Abiola’s posthumous award another political strategy for APC?

Why Chief Obasanjo called President Buhari “Ignorant”

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the administration he (Obasanjo) led between 1999 and 2007 wasted $16 billion on power projects without anything to show for it. Image shows President Muhammadu Buhari and Chief Obasanjo Mr. Buhari had, while receiving a delegation of Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) … Continue reading Why Chief Obasanjo called President Buhari “Ignorant”